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Whale Watch Permission Slip


72 Tyng Rd Tyngsboro, MA 01879


Field Trip Permission Slip

Who:                          Sophomore Biology Classes              

What:                                     Whale Watch

When:                        Wednesday, May 30 8:00 am-3 pm *due to the nature of the trip (traffic and sea conditions), we cannot guarantee that we will be back by 3 pm, though we will do our best to be back before buses leave. Students will be encouraged to update parents/car pools about our expected time back at school.

Where:                       Atlantic Whale Watch out of Rye, NH

Why:                          To learn about whale feeding, migration, and population statistics.

Cost:                           $33 plus money for lunch (or bring a bagged lunch)

What to bring:          Clothes, raincoat, and shoes appropriate for the weather. Remember, it’s colder on the water and very breezy/windy. Plan on being outside all day.

Special Note: Over the counter   medications may help for mild cases of motion sickness. Please speak with your doctor if you are prone to motion sickness as a prescription anti nausea medication may be advised.


Expectations for Safety & Respect

Your Whale Watch trip to is an extension of the school day even though you are not in our school building.  ALL IACS rules and expectations apply, including the dress code.  Below are specific behavioral guidelines so you are aware of expectations.

The following are basic behavioral expectations:

q      Stay with your group or partner or within given parameters of your chaperone

q      Maintain safe behavior so as not to threaten self or others, including students, teachers and chaperones and general public

q      Be on time and at all scheduled activities

q      Cooperation and compliance with all directions and guidelines


Return bottom portion along with $33 (cash or checks made out to IACS) by 5/23/12

CUT HERE PLEASE! If permission and payment are submitted after 5/23/12, student risks being unable to attend.


I give my child, _______________________________, permission to participate in the Whale Watch Field Trip on May 30, 2012. I understand that my child is to follow the rules and expectations of Innovation Academy Charter School and the directions of the chaperones on the trip.


_________________________                      _______________________

Parent/Guardian Signature                                          Date


I have read the expectations for safety and respect and agree to adhere to ALL IACS rules.


_________________________         Student Cell Phone___________________________________

Student Signature

May 22, 2012, 12:56 PM